To install the Framework, the profileXO_FW_x86/x64.msi file is executed for the corresponding operating system architecture. Administrative rights are required for installation. After calling the MSI file, the installation wizard appears.
By clicking on “Next”, the second step for defining the installation target directory is reached. By default, the target directory is for the Framework:
The default target directory for 32-bit systems is *C:\Program Files (x86)\RISC_Software\Powershell_Profile_Management\Framework*
The “Change…” button can be used to select a different installation path.
Clicking on “Next” takes you to the Framework settings, where initial settings for the Framework can be adjusted. On the one hand, the logging level can be defined, which determines how extensively the Framework should log and on the other hand, the language used by the Framework can be adjusted.
In the following step, to be reached by means of “Next”, a summary before the installation is displayed. An installation is started by means of “Install”.
Administrative rights are required for the installation of the Framework.
After confirming the installation, the progress is displayed. After the installation is complete, the completion of the installation is listed. Accordingly, a successful or unsuccessful installation is displayed.
All three components of profile.XO can be installed unattended using standard Microsoft Windows Installer parameters. This is done by calling msiexec.exe using the following Windows Installer parameters:
|install||/i||Path to msi|
|uninstall||/x||Path to msi|
|Logging||/log||Path to msi|
msiexec.exe /i .\profileXO_MainRelease.MinorRelease.Buildnumber_architecture.msi /qn /norestart /log "C:\Temp"
Furthermore, the following installation parameters are possible for the three components. If these are not set, the default parameters are used.
|Installation location||INSTALLFOLDER||Pfath to installation directory|
|Logging Level||PSPM_FRAMEWORK_LOGDTAILLEVEL||Logging level. Values: Low; Normal; High; (Debug)|
|Language||PSPM_FRAMEWORK_LANGUAGE||EN = English; DE = German|
Uninstalling can be done in several ways. On the one hand, the installation media can be used. Furthermore, the uninstallation can be started and performed using Windows board means.
Uninstallation by means of installation media
If the installation media are used to uninstall the PSPM, the first step is to start the corresponding installation media of the component:
- PSPM Framework
Double-click to start the corresponding installation medium. The profile.XO installation wizard is started and guides you through the uninstallation.
The “Next” button takes the user to the selection of possible options. It is possible to choose between repairing the existing installation or uninstalling the product. To select uninstallation, “Remove” must be selected.
Administrative rights are required for the uninstallation according to the installation. With “Remove” the uninstallation is finally started.
The subsequent summary acknowledges the successful uninstallation of the product.
Uninstallation using Windows tools
If the uninstallation is to be done by Windows tools, the start of the uninstallation looks like this:
- Open the Control Panel
- Calling the Programs and Features area
- in Programs and Features look for the entry profile.XO COMPONENTS.
Select the component you want to delete and then use “Uninstall”.
The uninstallation will be performed and in case of a successful uninstallation the uninstallation dialog will close by itself.